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The Wind in the Willows


Published April 23, 2007


LibriVox's Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame read by Adrian Praetzellis.

The classic story of how Rat, Mole, and the other river-bankers saved Toad from his excesses. This book has it all: excitement, sentiment, destruction of private property (plenty of that), paganism, and a happy ending. The prose is beautiful and occasionally requires the use of a dictionary - I had to look up “asperities.” Written as a children’s story, The Wind in the Willows is enjoyed by many grown-ups who relish Grahame’s ability to evoke the long summer days of childhood. (Description by Adrian Praetzellis)

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Source Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Run time 6:55:21

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Reviewer: Alyrian - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 28, 2016
Subject: Absolutely love it!
Adrian Praetzellis' narration of this charming tale is superb. His characterisations of the dear little creatures, of whom I was so fond as a child, are incredibly distinct. He literally brings them to life. And the songs! Truly a treat in every way.
Bravo!
Reviewer: lanternland - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 8, 2013
Subject: Perfectly read
Great!
Reviewer: snordlof - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 1, 2012
Subject: Excellent Reading!
Not only have I listened to this fine reading of _Wind in the Willows_, but a number of my friends have as well, and we all agree that this audiobook is as good as any commercially-made production. I recommend it highly!
Reviewer: TomRoche - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 5, 2011
Subject: kudos for Adrian Praetzellis
Truly a first-rate performance, and well-recorded.
Reviewer: werewolf9 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 5, 2011
Subject: Wind in the Willows read by Adrian Praetzellis
Superb reading of this timeless classic!
Reviewer: Philippe Horak - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 27, 2009
Subject: A very nice recording
Mr. Toad, Ratty, Mr. Badger, and Mole are among the many creatures and characters who inhabit Grahame's version of Victorian era England. He weaves their riverbank life and many adventures in magical yet universally appealing style. A great literary classic who will appeal to children and adults alike.
A remarkable recording indeed! Many thanks to Adrian Praetzellis. Highly recommended.
Reviewer: 8008 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 11, 2008
Subject: My favorite book!
very good speaker plus personally its one of my favorites...
Reviewer: Wakashimazu - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 13, 2007
Subject: Wonderful....
A charming story for all ages, read very, very well....
Reviewer: Ben Bris - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 4, 2007
Subject: Very cool British reading
English acent is good for this book. Nice reading too.
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